Kevin Lindsey Thomas, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail Dept of Medicine, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-2688
Email address kevin.thomas@duke.edu
In Their Words

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 2004 - 2007
  • Chief Resident in Medicine (DUMC), Medicine, Duke University, 2003 - 2004
  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 2002 - 2003
  • Resident in Medicine, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2002
  • M.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 1999

Publications

Thomas, Kevin L., Hussein R. Al-Khalidi, Adam P. Silverstein, Kristi H. Monahan, Tristram D. Bahnson, Jeanne E. Poole, Daniel B. Mark, Douglas L. Packer, and Douglas L. CABANA Investigators. “Ablation Versus Drug Therapy for Atrial Fibrillation in Racial and Ethnic Minorities.” J Am Coll Cardiol 78, no. 2 (July 13, 2021): 126–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.04.092.

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Jackson, Larry R., Kevin P. Jackson, and Kevin L. Thomas. “Percutaneous left atrial appendage occlusion: A review of current devices, clinical evidence, patient selection, and post procedural antithrombotic management.” Prog Cardiovasc Dis 66 (May 2021): 92–100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pcad.2021.06.006.

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Yankey, George S., Larry R. Jackson, Colin Marts, Karen Chiswell, Angie Wu, Francis Ugowe, Jimica Wilson, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Zainab Samad, and Kevin L. Thomas. “African American-Caucasian American differences in aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis.” Am Heart J 234 (April 2021): 111–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2021.01.005.

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Lunyera, Joseph, Robert M. Clare, Karen Chiswell, Julia J. Scialla, Patrick H. Pun, Kevin L. Thomas, Monique A. Starks, and Clarissa J. Diamantidis. “Racial Differences in AKI Incidence Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.” J Am Soc Nephrol 32, no. 3 (March 2021): 654–62. https://doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2020040502.

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Rymer, Jennifer A., Camille G. Frazier-Mills, Larry R. Jackson, Kevin L. Thomas, Pamela S. Douglas, Andrew Wang, Manesh R. Patel, and Anna Lisa Crowley. “Evaluation of Women and Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Group Representation in a General Cardiology Fellowship After a Systematic Recruitment Initiative.” Jama Netw Open 4, no. 1 (January 4, 2021): e2030832. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.30832.

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Xu, Hanzhang, Heather R. Farmer, Bradi B. Granger, Kevin L. Thomas, Eric D. Peterson, and Matthew E. Dupre. “Perceived Versus Actual Risks of 30-Day Readmission in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease.” Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 14, no. 1 (January 2021): e006586. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.120.006586.

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Chery, Godefroy, Larry Jackson, and Kevin L. Thomas. “Letter to the Editor: Inappropriate subcutaneous implantable cardioverter-defibrillator discharge related to myopotential oversensing.” J Arrhythm 36, no. 5 (October 2020): 948–49. https://doi.org/10.1002/joa3.12415.

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Black-Maier, Eric, Michael Rehorn, Rahul Loungani, Daniel J. Friedman, Fawaz Alenezi, Kyle Geurink, Sean D. Pokorney, et al. “Catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation in cardiac amyloidosis.” Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 43, no. 9 (September 2020): 913–21. https://doi.org/10.1111/pace.13992.

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Matthew Brennan, J., Martin B. Leon, Paige Sheridan, Isabel J. Boero, Qinyu Chen, Angela Lowenstern, Vinod Thourani, et al. “Racial Differences in the Use of Aortic Valve Replacement for Treatment of Symptomatic Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis in the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Era.” J Am Heart Assoc 9, no. 16 (August 18, 2020): e015879. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.015879.

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Sutter, Joanne S., Yuliya Lokhnygina, James P. Daubert, Tristram Bahnson, Kevin Jackson, Jason I. Koontz, Albert Y. Sun, et al. “Safety and efficacy outcomes of left atrial posterior wall isolation compared to pulmonary vein isolation and pulmonary vein isolation with linear ablation for the treatment of persistent atrial fibrillation.” Am Heart J 220 (February 2020): 89–96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.11.010.

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